Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1134 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

NCZ011-028-261615-
HALIFAX-EDGECOMBE-
1134 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

...A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALIZED GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY
DOWNPOURS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF HALIFAX AND EDGECOMBE COUNTIES
UNTIL 1215 PM EDT...

AT 1131 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES WEST
OF SCOTLAND NECK TO 7 MILES WEST OF BETHEL...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT
45 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. BRIEF
BUT INTENSE DOWNPOURS MAY RESULT IN LOCALIZED EXCESSIVE PONDING OF
WATER ON ROADWAYS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROANOKE RAPIDS...TARBORO...HALIFAX...SCOTLAND NECK...ENFIELD...
PRINCEVILLE...WELDON...PINETOPS...HOBGOOD AND CONETOE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR SAFETY...SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND
GUSTS AS HIGH AS 40 MPH ARE CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN TREE LIMBS AND
BLOWING AROUND TRASH CANS...POTTED PLANTS...LAWN FURNITURE AND OTHER
LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS. SCHOOLS IN THESE COUNTIES SHOULD KEEP
STUDENTS INDOORS UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

MOTORIST IN THESE AREAS NEED TO USE EXTRA CAUTION...WATCH OUT FOR
QUICKLY CHANGING CONDITIONS...AND SLOW DOWN ON WET ROADWAYS!

THESE STORMS COULD INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
AND TV STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS
FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3609 7731 3600 7741 3590 7734 3582 7735
      3583 7739 3581 7742 3580 7747 3569 7763
      3642 7774 3644 7762 3640 7755 3637 7755
      3634 7759 3632 7757 3630 7754 3632 7744
      3624 7738 3621 7738 3616 7727 3610 7723
TIME...MOT...LOC 1531Z 202DEG 39KT 3614 7757 3579 7750

$$

RAH



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